Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation 2017-Undergraduate Scholarship

04/28/2017

Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation
2017-Undergraduate Scholarship Application (one-time award)

Scholarship Eligibility: This application is for students seeking an undergraduate degree. Applicants should be an accepted student at an accredited institution of higher learning to include community colleges, private institutions and certified vocational training programs.

ILBC Members (and their* immediate relatives), ILBC employees (and their *immediate relatives), and ILBC Foundation members (and their *immediate relatives) are ineligible for the scholarship program.

How To Apply:
Email the Illinois Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee at ILBC.Foundation@gmail.com to request an application.

All applicants must:
• Be an Illinois resident
• Complete the ILBCF Undergraduate Scholarship Application
• Submit verification of college enrollment or letter of acceptance
• Write a personal statement (500 words or less) describing interest, involvement in community and public service, hobbies, talents, sports, school activities. The statement should address future academic and professional career plans and may highlight any personal challenge(s) applicant has overcome
• Submit high school transcript (if in college, current transcript)
• Submit two letters of recommendation from persons other than relatives
• Submit a recent photograph of himself/herself
• Provide proof of voter registration if 18 years of age or older
• Forward the application and all supporting materials to the ILBCF Scholarship Selection Committee by May 9, 2017 (No Exceptions)
• Any supporting material not submitted along with application will result in applicant being disqualified.

Application Deadline:
All applications must be postmarked no later than May 9th (no exceptions allowed).

Note: Please take note that only applicants chosen to receive an award will be notified by letter. This is a one-time award.

Submit Applications to:
Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Scholarship Foundation Selection Committee
P.O. Box 12104, Springfield, IL 62791.

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